Actifit synthetic meniscal substitute: experience with 18 patients in Brest, France.

@article{Baynat2014ActifitSM,
  title={Actifit synthetic meniscal substitute: experience with 18 patients in Brest, France.},
  author={C Baynat and Christophe Andro and Joseph P Vincent and Philippe Schiele and Philippe Buisson and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Dubrana and F X Gunepin},
  journal={Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR},
  year={2014},
  volume={100 8 Suppl},
  pages={S385-9}
}
BACKGROUND The management of post-meniscectomy pain is poorly standardised. Allogeneic transplantation may be appropriate in some patients after total meniscectomy. After partial meniscectomy, the synthetic meniscal substitute Actifit may constitute a valid option if the knee is stable or stabilised and aligned or re-aligned. The interconnected pore structure of Actifit promotes tissue regeneration from the meniscal wall. Arthroscopy is used to position the implant, which is then sutured to the… CONTINUE READING
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